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ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center Regional Workshop 2018

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Mr. Simon Buckley

First Secretary

Australian Embassy

Speaker in Session 4. Leaving No One Behind: Mine Action and the Sustainable Development Goals


Mr Buckley is First Secretary - Australian Embassy, Phnom Penh (2015 - present). In this role Mr Buckley is responsible for managing Australia's development cooperation on agriculture, mine action and NGO cooperation in Cambodia.

Mr Buckley has worked for the Australian Government's aid program-first with AusAID and now with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)-for over 15 years. This includes a posting to Lao PDR (2007 - 2010) where he managed Australia's Greater Mekong Water Resources Program. Mr Buckley has extensive experience working on the Australian aid program to South Asia - especially Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Nepal.

Mr Buckley holds a Masters of Social Science (International Development) from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Education from the University of New England.

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